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surviving speaker at the 1963 march on washington when dr. king gave the "i have a dream" speech. you were a leader to the selma to montgomery march and a recipient of the presidential medal of freedom and profiles in courage award and you have a new book. i'm exhausted. (laughter). (cheers and applause) >> don't be exhausted. it's all right. >> stephen: i want to say that you do not outcivil rights pioneer me. because i held in my hand this is a banner from the march on washington, all right? got that. august 28, 1963, all right? this is in my hand because i was there. all right? in my mama's belly. she was pregnant with me and she was at the "i have a dream" speech so don't feel all high and mighty. i was at the "i have a dream speech" too. >> do you hear me? >> it was a little muffled. and i'm not sure if i'd developed ears yet. but, yeah, it was -- >> i spoke number six and dr. king spoke number ten. >> so you were the sixth person to speak. if i'm not mistaken, near the end of your speech you kept on saying "wake up." >> i'd say "wake up, america." and he said "i have a dream." so wer
of washington people. and which do you think is is more self-centered hollywood or washington because it's been said that washington is just hollywood for unattractive people. which do you think is more of an ooky society to be in? >> i get to live in both worlds so i really get the best of the ickiness. >> stephen: how would you compare, well, the selfishness, that is inherent in in hollywood and the selfishness that unfortunately is endemic in washington? >> here's the great thing. i moved to london ten years ago so i wouldn't have to in the selfishness of hollywood. and we shoot in baltimore so we're not really in d.c. so i kind of managed to avoid it all. >> stephen: did you ever run into those guys from "the wire"? have you heard of those guys from the wire? >> and they were canceled. look, it's been fascinating watching how people in washington -- because i've met a number of the actual people who do this job, kevin mccarthy who is the majority whip and steny hoyer who is the minority whip. >> stephen: are you modeled on anyone. >> not really. when this character was written it was based
nuclear aircraft carrier, and the ronald reagan airport in washington, d.c., a city named for our first president who i believe should be renamed the ronald reagan george washington. now unfortunately there are still many knowns out there that are not preceded by its words "ronald reagan" but the memory of our best, greatest president might be getting bester and greatester thanks to california representative and definitely not a contract killer darell issa. mr. issa new bill without rename the waters off the coastal u.s., pretty of all of those waters, actually, after mr. reagan. this slice of the world right here includes the united states and its territories it. there in the dark green. and the areas in blue extending from 3 to 200 nautical miles offshore are called the exclusive economic zone. darrell issa wants to rename them the ronald wilson reagan exclusive economic zone. >> stephen: folks, let's this makes perfect sense. i've always known the ocean was conservative like the republican party, it's full of great whites. and-- (laughter) i think it is also only fair dns -- >> (chee
think -- why do you think you're suited to pick our virtuous quotes? >> i think that washington right now is a little short on some of the virtues and i'm not even the senior senator from rhode island but i want to do what i can to try to push a different debate into the discussion and to look back and see what people have said and done at some of the most important times in history, things that capture a particular piece of the human spirit. i think that adds a little bit of value. maybe only a little bit but you do what you can. >> stephen: do you think this is an important time in human history? >> i do. >> stephen: why is nothing happening then? (cheers and applause) if this is so important, why is nothing happening? (cheers and applause) >> because we're at a junction and the fight is where do we turn? what direction do we go? and pretty soon i think paralysis in washington is going to break. i think the grip of the tea party on the republican party is going to diminish. i think a more moderate republican is going to be able to a peer and we'll work together and move forward in t
barrel spending that he brings home to kentucky but i doubt he would because most washington politicians only care about bringing home the bacon so that they can get re-elected. >> stephen: g.o.p.-eoww! well, any response to that, randy paul, paul? >> this is the king of bacon talking about bacon. (crowd oohing). >> stephen: scorcher. rand paul, you really hit below the belt. which on chris christie is anywhere south of the nipples. so, folks, we want to hear from you. what's your take-away. tweet us with the hash-tag, g.o.p., l.o.l., yolo. and keep an umbrella handy because with any luck this g.o.-byesing contest will continue all the way to the [ cheers and applause ] >> stephen: thanks so much. folks, i don't know about you but as a little boy in south carolina, growing up, there's nothing i loved more on a rainy afternoon than playing board games with my family. the hot chocolate, the unexpected laughs, the emotional blackmail when a grown woman pressures her eight-year-old son to let mom have ventnor avenue or else she'll be out of the game. you don't want that, do you? games like r
record and his willingness to roll over and cede power to president obama and the liberals in washington prove he is no friend to the american people or the citizens of the commonwealth of kentucky >> stephen: i knew this guy was a left wing progressive loon in 2010 when he said this. >> our top political priority over the next two years should be to deny president obama a second term. disbelief so back to the lesbian food co-op, rainbow warrior. now fortunately there's a way for lawmakers to do their jobs without consequences, and it brings us to tonight's word. [ cheers and applause ] secrets and laws. nation, like all americans, i am closely following the senate finance committee's effort to draft a new comprehensive tax reform bill. now, folks, the committee's top democrat and republican, senators max baucus and/or and n hatch are asking their senate colleagues for suggestions on the new tax code. what should be dedubt i believe? what should the top tax rate be? but these senators know it is too risky for the other senators to be public about their public policy so they assuredded la
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